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The Mercat Bar

28 West Maitland Street, Edinburgh EH12 5DX, Scotland
+44 131 225 8716
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Very Good Bar

I stopped here for a beer whilst local the staff were friendly and polite the bar was clean and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ashford, United Kingdom
Very good service and food

There is a good menu and reasonable prices and great food the service was excellent. The bar is... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Barry, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
4 weeks ago
“Very Good Bar”
19 Jul 2017
“Impromptu stop for lunch”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 23:30
28 West Maitland Street, Edinburgh EH12 5DX, Scotland
West End
+44 131 225 8716
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped here for a beer whilst local the staff were friendly and polite the bar was clean and well presented if local again I will return here again

Thank Eddie020173
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

There is a good menu and reasonable prices and great food the service was excellent. The bar is bright and airy atmosphere is good as it's a popular place

Thank Rhoose
Reviewed 5 September 2017

A wonderful establishment in Edinburgh's West End. A two minute walk from Edinburgh's Haymarket train station. A warm welcome and great staff! The head chef was there every step of the way ensuring that we as a party of 25 and a bit more were...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Nice bar. Decent atmosphere and city centre prices. Did not feel very welcome though by the staff on a Saturday night

Thank doonhamer
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Pregnancy craving for haggis chips and cheese ( sourced online that this place did veggie haggis, perfect!! ) my other half wanted veggie haggis nachos which wasn't an option on menu but as they served veggie haggis he asked if he could have this on...More

Thank ibizarocker
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Was just passing and the menu outside caught my eye. I was glad it did. I enjoyed a lovely meal of fresh local fish, which the chef breaded on request (it would normally be battered). The fish is sourced from a supplier I know very...More

Thank Lesley08_12
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the Mercat on Easter Sunday after a recommendation from a friend. I had passed loads of times but never went in. Well I have been missing out! The staff were lovely, greeting us and bringing over menus straight away. We hadn't booked but...More

Thank Samantha G
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Give this place a try Food very nice indeed with lots on offer to drink Friendly staff They serve a full Scottish breakfast to lunches then evening dining Enjoyed 100%

Thank George l
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Don't believe what you see online. Very limited. Fully half of the menu options posted on their website, both full site and mobile, were not on their menu when we got there. Almost all the interesting dishes were not offered...and some as basic as salmon...More

Thank Russell H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Visited this establishment with a party of friends, as couples looking for a relaxing drink, on Saturday 11th March, after having an excellent meal at a local restaurant. A good choice as the bar was very clean and cosy, until I was met with customer...More

2  Thank RabScott51403
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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